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Gold Dome: Candidates Gearing up for Primaries

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Under the Gold Dome will be in your inbox every Wednesday while the General Assembly is out of session. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill reauthorizing the Colorado Civil Rights Commission until 2027. Colorado’s gubernatorial candidates will participate in a debate […]

Gold Dome: Boulder Passes Assault Rifle Ban

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Under the Gold Dome will be in your inbox every Wednesday while the General Assembly is out of session. Boulder’s City Council voted unanimously last night to ban assault-style weapons. The ban doesn’t affect gun owners who already have them, though. […]

Gold Dome: Legislative Session Comes to a Close

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. The state legislature came to a last-minute agreement on filling holes in the state’s pension fund. The bill addresses a $32 billion shortfall over the next three decades. Also, a bill reauthorizing Colorado’s Division of Civil Rights and the Colorado […]

Gold Dome: Last Day of the Session

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. It’s the final day of the 2018 legislative session, but there are still several issues left outstanding, such as solving PERA’s funding problems, figuring out how to introduce high alcohol content beer to grocery stores and the future of the […]

Gold Dome: Red Flag Bill Gets Red Light

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. A Colorado state Senate committee voted against a “red flag” bill that would have allowed law enforcement or family members to legally remove firearms from mentally ill people deemed a threat to themselves or others. The Colorado Supreme Court decided to keep […]

Gold Dome: Walker Stapleton Seeks a New Path to the Primary Ballot

11 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton is scrambling to find a new path onto the GOP ballot after saying a company his campaign hired to help him get on the June primary ballot via petitions committed fraud. A Denver District Court Judge […]

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Gold Dome: Republican State Assembly Coming Up

10 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here. Colorado’s Republican State Assembly will convene in Boulder on Saturday to nominate statewide candidates for the June primary. And current Attorney General and governor hopeful Cynthia Coffman might have the most to lose. A coalition of Colorado business groups has endorsed a […]

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Gold Dome: Denver Post Rallies Against its Owners

09 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  The former editor of the Denver Post is criticizing the paper’s hedge fund owner and asking for the newspaper to be sold to someone else. The local paper’s staffing woes are making national headlines as well. Consider State Rep. Paul […]

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Gold Dome: Lawmakers Consider New Sexual Harassment Policy

05 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  As state lawmakers near the end of a session defined almost exclusively by sexual harassment scandals, they will receive a consultant’s recommendations for improving a Capitol harassment policy with hopes of adopting a policy before the session ends in May […]

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Gold Dome: Coffman Weighs in on Oil and Gas Case

04 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman submitted a brief to the Colorado Supreme Court urging it to overturn a legal ruling that makes the protection of people and the environment the first priority in oil and gas drilling. A federal judge […]

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Gold Dome: Baumgardner Withstands Expulsion Attempt

03 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Democrats were unable to oust Sen. Randy Baumgardner last night, despite Baumgardner facing three sexual harassment complaints and an independent investigation finding one of the allegations was “more likely than not” to have occurred. Govs. John Hickenlooper and John Kasich […]

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Gold Dome: Cary Kennedy Poised to be Gubernatorial Frontrunner

02 April 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  It’s political horse race season, and polls now show former treasurer Cary Kennedy is moving closer to being the front runner for governor among the Democratic candidates. Colorado Appeals Court Judge Laurie Booras was suspended on Friday, pending an investigation […]

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Gold Dome: Republicans say Tate is Cleared of Sexual Harassment Allegations

30 March 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Allegations leveled against state Sen. Jack Tate last year do not amount to sexual harassment, the Colorado legislature’s top Republican said in a letter that also clears Tate of any employment-law violations. This week’s budget negotiations included a $35 million education amendment […]

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Gold Dome: Cambridge Analytica Still has Data on CO Voters

29 March 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  Cambridge Analytica, which is said to have helped Republicans win key state seats in 2014, has voter profiles on 136,000 voters, and the data still exists. The House of Representatives began debate on Colorado’s $28.9 billion state budget proposal. Last month, […]

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Gold Dome: Dems Call for Cambridge Analytica Investigation

28 March 2018

Tweet Editor’s Note: Under the Gold Dome is your weekly dispatch covering Colorado’s political news. If you haven’t already, Subscribe here.  The Colorado Democratic Party is calling on the Attorney General to investigate the role Cambridge Analytica played in the 2014 election, calling the state “ground zero for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.” A federal judge struck down parts of Colorado’s “Raise the Bar” […]

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